February 17, 2012

Lione named to Badger Meter board

Badger Meter Inc. announced Friday that Gail Lione has been elected a director of the company.Lione, 62, served as executive vice president and general counsel and secretary of Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson Inc. from 1997 …
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February 17, 2012

Long negotiation results in construction at North End

At the groundbreaking of the North Ends second phase Thursday, Barry Mandel said the Barrett administration and city of Milwaukee development officials didnt always see eye-to-eye on Mandel Group Inc.s request for a city loan.The statement set up …
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February 17, 2012

Could sales tax boost downtown Milwaukee?

The executives of a nationally-known corporation are weighing where to locate its headquarters downtown or elsewhere? They choose downtown for a new 50-story office tower.Devon Energy executives decided to keep their offices in downtown Oklahoma …
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February 17, 2012

Top of the list - Community, human services charities

The Business Journals Top 25 lists this week shine the spotlight on community and human services charities based in the Milwaukee area and also industrial property management firms with the most square footage of industrial property in the …
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February 17, 2012

'Edith' character may lose Associated Bank gig

With Associated Banks Aaron and Edith advertising campaign nearing its end, Wisconsin residents may be seeing the last of Edith.Edith Yargoczinski is a short, elderly character who has befriended Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in a …
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February 17, 2012

Slideshow: Week in photos

Each week, we run a lot of great photos in The Business Journal to go along with our many breaking news and feature stories. We always have additional photos ones that help tell and illustrate the stories that we are writing about but there is not …
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February 17, 2012

Case-New Holland to lay off 100

Case-New Holland will lay off 100 people at its tractor plant in Mount Pleasant over the next month, reducing employment to 750.
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February 17, 2012

Central Wis. Airport gets less invasive screening

Central Wisconsin Airport in Mosinee now offers a less invasive security screening system that uses electromagnetic waves instead of X-rays, avoiding body scans.
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February 17, 2012

Piggly Wiggly defends itself in labor case

Piggly Wiggly Midwest, Sheboygan, said Thursday it was responding to growing competition from non-union grocers and was within collective bargaining rules when it cut wages, hours and benefits for 19 employees in September. The National Labor …
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February 17, 2012

De Pere businesses concerned about highway construction

Businesses near Main Street and U.S. Highway 41 in De Pere are preparing for six months of work at the nearby interchange scheduled to start in March.
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February 17, 2012

Feds: State can't delay health care provision

The federal government told Wisconsin officials Thursday that they can't delay a provision in the new health care law requiring insurance companies to spend at least 80 percent of premiums on medical care. Numbers aren't available yet for 2011, but …
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February 17, 2012

CRE Guide: Leaders react to downtown Kohl's loss

Reporters Sean Ryan and Rich Kirchen discuss the reaction of local business leaders, including Greg Marcus and Zilber Ltd., to the news that Kohl's Corp. won't be moving its headquarters downtown in the latest Commercial Real Estate Guide podcast.
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